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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Inventory of Effective Food Contact Substance (FCS) Notifications

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FCN No. 1261

Buckman Laboratories, Inc.

According to Section 409(h)(1)(C) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, food contact substance notifications (FCNs) are effective only for the listed manufacturer and its customers. Other manufacturers must submit their own FCN for the same food contact substance and intended use.
Food Contact Substance: Tannins, ammonium salt (CAS Reg. No. 71631-09-9).
Notifier: Buckman Laboratories, Inc.
Manufacturer/Supplier: Buckman Laboratories, Inc.
Intended Use: The FCS is intended for use as a coagulant for the clarification/flocculation of influent water used in the pulp and paper manufacturing process.
Limitations/Specifications: The FCS use level will not exceed 17 ppm of the FCS in the treated water.
Effective Date: May 7, 2013
National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA)** Submission: Environmental Assessment (in PDF, 140 kB)
FDA Decision: Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI)